Chapter 45: Best Practices in Eating, Drinking, and Swallowing Skills to Enhance Participation
Author & CE Development: Winifred Schultz-Krohn, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA
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Earn .15 AOTA CEU (1.88 NBCOT PDUs/1.5 contact hours)
This course is based on Chapter 45 of AOTA’s best-selling publication, Best Practices for Occupational Therapy in Schools. The course describes essential safety information to consider for students with feeding, eating and swallowing difficulties. The chapter describes best practices in evaluation and intervention for students with functional eating, drinking and swallowing issues. CE exam questions assess your learning.
Upon completion of this course, the learner will:
1. Explain how the skills of eating, drinking, and swallowing fit under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEA) and occupational therapy services in the educational setting.
2. Identify appropriate methods to assess eating, drinking, and swallowing skills within the school setting.
3. Differentiate the various types of eating, drinking, and swallowing problems observed in school aged children.
4. Describe appropriate intervention methods within the context of the school to address problems with eating, drinking, and swallowing.
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CE Editors: Gloria Frolek Clark, PhD, OTR/L, BCP, FAOTA & Barbara E. Chandler, PhD, OTR/L, FAOTA